Teen Drug Addiction

Parents need to know the warning signs of teen drug abuse

Now that school is starting soon, are you sure your teen has not experimented with drugs? Or worse yet, has he or she developed a full-fledged drug addiction? If your child has exhibited any of the following warning signs of teen drug abuse, there is a chance that he or she may have a drug [...]

By | 2017-08-11T15:15:55+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

Inspirations teen rehab partners with Dr.Phil to introduce Virtual Reality Therapy

Inspirations Teens get up close and personal with Dr. Phil and his cutting edge VR Therapy Virtual Reality (VR) is not only being used for gaming. This amazing technology is now found its way into the addiction recovery profession. Research by major universities shows that VR therapy is even more effective than traditional therapeutic methods. From [...]

By | 2017-04-06T15:57:15+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

So your teen has a drug addiction now what?

One of your worst nightmares is now a reality - your child is addicted to drugs or alcohol. Most parents in this situation often find themselves at a loss and unsure of what to do next. There are many ways to handle your child’s drug addiction. Here are the best ways to handle your teen’s [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:49:59+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Parenting|0 Comments

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Juice

Drug and street term: Juice To better inform everyone, we had a round table discussion with teens from Inspirations for Youth and Families about drug and street terms everyone may want to know. The definition below is based on collective information gathered from teens within our rehab and online research. Juice (n.) - a drug [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:50:27+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

Drug and street terms you may want to know: Wildcat

Drug and street term: Wildcat To better inform everyone, we had a round table discussion with teens from Inspirations for Youth and Families about drug and street terms everyone may want to know. The definition below is based on collective information gathered from teens within our rehab and online research. Photo courtesy of Drug [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:52:24+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Drug and Street Terms|0 Comments

How long does it take someone to become an addict?

What is an addict? An addict is a person who continuously partakes in a negative activity or behavior despite its devastating consequences. They do not see past their immediate gratification and will do anything to achieve it. Addiction is a complex disease that takes control over its victims both physically and mentally. The actual moment [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:11+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

Inspirations teen rehab encourages teen’s talents

This past week Inspirations for Youth and Families held a talent show to exhibit the talents of our teens as well as to build their self-esteem. We invited fellow teens as well as Inspirations teen rehab staff members to watch our teens unveil all their hidden talents. Inspirations teen rehab performances We had various memorable [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:20+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Teen Activites|0 Comments

7 things you can expect when admitted to Inspirations teen rehab

For many addicts - teen and adults alike - the anxiety of entering a rehab is often bigger than the anxiety of not going at all. Even those who voluntarily accept to the terms of attending our teen rehab tend to have a little apprehension about their stay. These fears do not stem from not [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:29+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Parents and Teens|0 Comments

6 ways to connect with your teen

Keeping a healthy and positive relationship with your teens has become very important and at the same time very difficult to achieve over the last few years. Many families of today have very little daily interaction. Instead they chalk up a majority of “bonding” and communication time through family vacations. The lack of communication between [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:55+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Parenting|0 Comments

Teen reflects on why his past attitude landed him in drug rehab

Out of all the teens we have helped very few become return guests of our program. Scott is one of the few that has relapsed and had to be re-admitted to our teen drug rehab. Upon his second stay it was evident to staff and his family something had changed. More than ever Scott was [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:54:02+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Testimonials|0 Comments